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Wed, May 18



Is It Really Separation Anxiety?

Is your dog experiencing separation anxiety, or could it be something else? And what should you DO about it? Speaker: Moira Hechenleitner (she, her), DVM, CSAT

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Is It Really Separation Anxiety?
Is It Really Separation Anxiety?

Time & Location

May 18, 2022, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT



About the event

The term "Separation Anxiety" had never been so widespread as it has been during pandemic. But is it really Separation Anxiety that everybody is talking about? Is that dog who vocalizes while being left home alone for the first time after lock down actually experiencing Separation Anxiety? Or could it be something else? During this one-hour talk Moira will highlight the variety of issues that could be happening when a dog reacts while home alone, and will describe the crucial components of assessing and finding out what is truly going on so it can be successfully addressed.

Dr. Moira Hechenleitner graduated from Mayor University College of Veterinary Medicine in 2007, in Santiago, Chile. She is a Certified Separation Anxiety Trainer (CSAT), with a postgraduate in Animal-Assisted Therapy. Dr. Hechenleitner is a founding board member of the Chilean Association of Professional Dog Trainers (APDT Chile) and has spent the last 14 years offering consultation services for pet owners and teaching courses to dog trainers. She is a speaker on the topic of Separation Anxiety, giving seminars internationally in English and Spanish. Moira currently resides in Mystic, Connecticut and helps dogs and their families from all over the world overcome separation anxiety.

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